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One of 10 red-painted plaster sphinxes (nine complete, one with forelegs missing) and one fragment (head). Photograph: yes.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_52481d
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Sphinx
  • Material
    Plaster
  • Dimensions
    L 6.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/13894
  • Period
    Ptolemaic Period
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Excavator
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952
  • Notes
    From excavations of Emile Baraize; registered in JE in 1928.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_XI_Sp066-067LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Emile Baraize; RELATED SITE(S): Sphinx

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Full Bibliography

  • Hassan, Great Sphinx 23 pl. xii.

Photos 2

People 1

Modern People

  • Émile Baraize

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1874–1952
    • Remarks French engineer working for the Service des Antiquities who excavated around the Sphinx from 1926-1936.

Institutions 1